Tickets are now on sale for the SRC Community Chorus concert A Joyous Jubilee. The concert features 60 singers, musicians and technicians and will be presented on Saturday, December 3 and Sunday, December 4 at the First Christian Church in Canton. Both performances are at 7:00 p.m.
Tickets may be obtained by calling (309) 647-6260 or through chorus members.
Chorus members participating in the concert are Andrea Barbknecht, Andrea Garnett, Audra Miles, Becky Silva, Betty Cooper, Bruce Beal, Carla Bobell, Carol Davis, Carol Kohler, Chad Leitschuh, Chad Murphy, Colin Davis, Dave Norton, Doris Taylor, Glenn Nestlerode, Jackie Davis, Jasper Brown, Jean Sprecher, Jeanette McWhorter, JoEllyn Welch, Jon Mathis, Kathleen Brumbaugh, Marilyn Mathis, Micah Garnett, Randy Weaver, Bob Heppenstall, Janet Vass, Jean Arndt, Jeanine Gaumer, Jeanine Standard, Jennifer Cooper, Jim Gage, Jo Potter Keen, Judy White, Karen Shaw, Katey Davis, Kenny Taylor, Leta Krock, Natalie Orwig, Nina Nestlerode, Pam Willison, Richard Etter, Roberta Tomlinson, Ron Rupe, Ron Smith, Sara Mathis, Sherry Hilton, Sue O’Flaherty, Susie McMillen, Tammy Weaver, Teresa Rue, Virginia Reter and Wendy Martin.
A Joyous Jubilee will feature a combination of classical, traditional and contemporary holiday songs. Featured selections include Handel’s Alleluia; Pergolesi’s Glory to God in the Highest; Ding Dong Merrily on High; Mary, Did You Know; Still, Still, Still; John Williams’ Star of Bethlehem and Somewhere in My Memory; a new version of Jingle Bells composed for the Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Christmas Time Is Here from A Charlie Brown Christmas; Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas; Over the River and Through the Woods; the Bing Crosby and David Bowie version of Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth; a medley entitled Irving Berlin’s Christmas and more.
John L. Davis directs A Joyous Jubilee with Gretchen Fuller accompanying. A string ensemble will also be featured.
The SRC Community Chorus artistic director is Carol Davis. Proceeds from ticket sales fund named endowed scholarships for SRC students. The chorus is currently funding the Gail A. Mathis Memorial Scholarship. Mr. Mathis sang with the SRC Chorus.
For more information, please contact Colin Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org or Carol Davis at email@example.com